Three Top-of-Mind Stocks
What do people want out of a CEO, a company and a stock? Let's take three top-of-mind examples: Salesforce.com (CRM), Sprint (S) and Hain Celestial (HAIN).
First, the easiest, Hain. People want to see an earnings beat that's big, a guidance raise that is huge, and signs that commodity pressure and gross margins are not an issue because the customer will pay up for the product. With the quarter announced yesterday you got all of that, especially with the acquisition of Premier Foods, which was accretive to the tune of an immediate $0.25 a share. When your company sells at 9x EBITDA and the acquired company sells at 5x EBITDA, it will happen....515 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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